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The Death of a Prophet: The End of Muhammad's Life and the Beginnings of Islam (Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion) Hardcover – 16 Nov 2011

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  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (16 Nov. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0812243560
  • ISBN-13: 978-0812243567
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.7 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
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"A work of utmost importance, and one that has profound implications for our understanding of how Islam began."--Fred Donner, University of Chicago

"A work of utmost importance, and one that has profound implications for our understanding of how Islam began." Fred Donner, University of Chicago"

..".[Shoemaker] develops [previous ideas] substantially, discusses them in the light of recent publications, and also offers highly instructive parallels with the situation in (and scholarship on) early Christianity. ... [he] has done a very good job of highlighting the issues and giving them sophisticated and thorough discussion, and ["The Death of a Prophet"] is a worthwhile addition to the fast-expanding body of material on Islamic origins." "Journal of the American Oriental Society""

"[Shoemaker] develops [previous ideas] substantially, discusses them in the light of recent publications, and also offers highly instructive parallels with the situation in (and scholarship on) early Christianity. . . . [He] has done a very good job of highlighting the issues and giving them sophisticated and thorough discussion, and ["The Death of a Prophet"] is a worthwhile addition to the fast-expanding body of material on Islamic origins." "Journal of the American Oriental Society""

"[Shoemaker] develops [previous ideas] substantially, discusses them in the light of recent publications, and also offers highly instructive parallels with the situation in (and scholarship on) early Christianity. . . . [He] has done a very good job of highlighting the issues and giving them sophisticated and thorough discussion, and [The Death of a Prophet] is a worthwhile addition to the fast-expanding body of material on Islamic origins."--Journal of the American Oriental Society



"A work of utmost importance, and one that has profound implications for our understanding of how Islam began."--Fred Donner, University of Chicago

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"[Shoemaker] develops [previous ideas] substantially, discusses them in the light of recent publications, and also offers highly instructive parallels with the situation in (and scholarship on) early Christianity. . . . [He] has done a very good job of highlighting the issues and giving them sophisticated and thorough discussion, and [The Death of a Prophet] is a worthwhile addition to the fast-expanding body of material on Islamic origins."—Journal of the American Oriental Society



"A work of utmost importance, and one that has profound implications for our understanding of how Islam began."—Fred Donner, University of Chicago

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